Naturally, retiring this industry will have financial repercussions, but the mayor's bill reflects a strong intent to offset those consequences with workforce training programs and resources available not only to drivers, but to owners, license holders, and horse stable employees.
The drivers aren't going down without a fight. I don't blame them. Yet their efforts to demonize the opposition are distracting us from the question at the heart of the issue: is the impact of the industry on the horses cruel, or is it not?
The white equine was heading towards Central Park when at around 9:30AM it collapsed. The body was taken to Cornell University